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New York, New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division,  NYPL MA 026
Description: ff. 172 - French mottled calf ca. 1760. - On f. 46, possibly in the hand of the scribe, "Ces presentes heures sont a Janne la Cavilliere demourant a Paris assez prez de la port de Baudet." Owned,18th century, by Dom Innocenzio Gil. R.L. Stuart collection (no. 13844), bequeathed 1892. - De Ricci, 1319. - Jonathan J. G. Alexander, James H. Marrow and Lucy Freeman Sandler, The Splendor of the Word: Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts at the New York Public Library(London / Turnhout: The New York Public Library / Harvey Miller Publishers, 2005) n. 52.
Acknowledgments: - We thank Prof. James H. Marrow for his extensive work towards the present description of this manuscript.
Number of Parts: 1 - Number of Images Available: 6
Direct Link: http://ds.lib.berkeley.edu/NYPLMA026_41
Language: Latin; French Country: France Century: 15th

Part 1: ff. 1-172v
Description: - Parchment - 183 x 131 mm - 16-17 long lines (17 in calendar) ruled in red pencil, catchwords visible.
Country: FranceCardinal point:
Region: City: Paris
Assigned Date: s. XVmedSearchable Date Range: 1440 - 1460
Dated by scribe: NoInscribed Date:
Document: NoNumber of Scribes: 2?, incl. secondary hand on f. 170
Script: Gothic
Artist(s): Dunois Master
Figurative Decoration: 5 miniatures.
Other Decoration: 3-line red and blue initials on gold fields; 1- and 2-line gold initials on red and blue fields. Border designs of vines, leaves, flowers and fruit.
Notes: Paper has been pasted to the outer sides of the first and last folios. Latin
Number of Texts: 1

Text 1: ff. 3-170
Title: Initium sancti evangelii secundum iohannem Book of hours, use of Paris
Language(s): Latin; French
Incipit: In principio erat verbum et verbum erat apud deum et deus erat verbum
Explicit: tibi ministrantibus in celo semper adsistitur ab hominibus in terra vita nostra muniatur. Per Christum.
Notes: French used in calendar and on f. 46 for ownership note. 
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f. 3   Opening of calendar for the month of January, with entries on every line, in French.
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f. 15   Opening of the gospel pericopes.
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f. 23   Miniature of the Annunciation with the Virgin reading a book (in a chemise binding?).
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f. 46   Note of ownership of Janne La Cavilliere in French in the hand of the scribe.
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f. 62v   Catchword.
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f. 170   Suffrage of St. Michael archangel. Scribal hand 2. Explicit of text, different style of initials.
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